Product Sourcing Specialists

Established in 2007 with offices in both the UK and China, members of the Custom Sourcing team have been sourcing product from China for over 35 years, providing an easy solution to sourcing in China for our customers.

Custom Sourcing mitigates risk and gives our customers their products at the most competitive price and quality. We handle the full product sourcing process for our customers or handle certain parts to suit our customers need.

We source and select the correct factory, negotiate to achieve the most competitive price, organise tooling or moulding if required, organise the branding and artworks, sampling, manufacturing, QC inspections and testing, consolidation and shipment from the factory in China to our customers door.
Custom Sourcing makes what is a laborious, complicated and tiring process very simple for our customers.

Our customer types are:

Manufacturers Importers Distributors
Retailers Charities Innovators

If the product is something that can be made in China at a competitive price we will have a factory within our current network who can make it. In the very unlikely event we do not know a supplier for an item we will be honest and just tell you and we may even be able to point you in the direction of another company who can help.

A few example of products we have sourced are:

Metal Components Plastic Components Advertising Frames
Bathroom Hardware Paper Cups Food Packaging
Paper Bags Promotional Products Toys
Housewares Christmas Decorations Textiles
Tool / DIY Gardening Arts and Crafts Stationary Gift
Storage Handling Products Furniture Disposables

Summary of Services

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Product Sourcing

Our most popular product sourcing service handles every aspect of the import process  from the initial brief, sampling and manufacturing to delivery of your products. You will be kept informed at every stage of the process.

Import Consulting

We are available to meet with companies who want advice on importing and sourcing product more competitively. We are happy to meet with companies who are new to importing or already are importing, but want to benefit from our 35 years’ experience.

Design & Development

This service is given to anyone with a viable idea for a new product. We can assist with all aspects from initial prototype to a finished product. This service gives us great pride when we see a product that was originally an idea selling successfully. 

Quality Control & Inspections

This is something we take very seriously so that our customers receive the quality they expect. We employ our own qualified QC team who are based in our China office. For specific testing requirements we have preferential rates with recognized Quality Assurance companies.

Consolidation & Shipping

We work with well known reliable shipping & air companies to handle your logistics. Due to the volumes shipped through our company our rates are negotiated direct with the shipping lines. We can therefore pass these savings onto our customers. 

Own Factory

Since 2012 Custom Sourcing entered into a joint venture with a Paper products factory in China. This gives us control over all operations and costs. We manufacture all different kinds of paper products in our customers OEM designs.